City of Gallatin, TN

The City of Gallatin is located in Sumner County, in the heart of the country, and sits on both Old Hickory Lake and the Cumberland River, providing abundant opportunities for fishing, boating and other water sports. The City’s Long Hollow Golf Course and Civic Center, along with numerous City parks and other amenities, attract visitors and tournaments from across the country and North America.  In recent years, Gallatin has become an exciting hub of activity.  The numerous shops and restaurants have revitalized the area, and the town continues to grow rapidly.

Sumner County's labor pool is capable of supporting industries of all kinds.  For example, Sumner County's largest employers represent a diverse set of businesses including Gap, Inc., Xtend Healthcare, Sumner Regional Medical Center, ABC Technologies, Volunteer State Community College, Tristar Medical Center, UNIPRES, Servpro Industries, and North American Stamping Group.

Gallatin was named for Albert Gallatin, a rich Swiss immigrant, who moved to America in the 1780’s. He served as the Secretary of the Treasury under two presidents and helped plan the Lewis & Clark expedition. Gallatin is a rapidly growing area with a current population of more than 50,000.

In 1802, Gallatin was designated as the permanent county seat for Sumner County.  It was built around a traditional town square where Gallatin’s first general store was founded by former U.S. President Andrew Jackson.

Gallatin activities are offered year-round. Some of these include:

Gallatin Square Fest

Taste of Gallatin

Sumner County Fair

Fourth of July Celebration

Candlelight Cemetery Tour 

Main Street Festival 

Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

For additional information, please call the Greater Gallatin office at 615-452-5692